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Kids round-up: Spielberg to revive ‘Tiny Toons on HBO Max; ‘Gormiti’ travels to North America, LatAm and Asia

  Spielberg to revive ‘Tiny Toons’ on HBO Max WarnerMedia-backed HBO Max and Cartoon Network have commissioned Tiny Toons Looniversity, a revival of the 90s animated series Tiny Toons Adventures, with Steven Spielberg to return as executive producer. The show has received a two-season straight-to-series order, to be produced by Amblin Television, in association with […]

Kids round-up: Wildbrain, Kevin Smith link for ‘Green Hornet’; Planeta Junior takes ZAG stake; ‘Oddbods’ goes global

Kevin Smith & Wildbrain take flight with ‘The Green Hornet’ Children’s entertainment company Wildbrain has partnered with filmmaker and actor Kevin Smith to develop an animated series based on The Green Hornet superhero franchise. Smith is best known as the creator of the Jay and Silent Bob movie franchise, including films such as Clerks, Chasing […]

Euro kids firms form strategic alliance

German brands firm m4e and Spanish-Italian kids venture Planeta Junior have formed a strategic alliance that spans coproduction, distribution and rights. The family entertainment-focused firms say the pact is “long-term”, and will also cover licensing and merchandising. “Several rights” from Planeta’s IP catalogue and m4e’s development slate will be coproduced going forwards, while both parties […]

News brief: Sendokai Champions wins for Cartoon Network

New episodes of animated toon series Sendokai Champions are to run on Cartoon Network across 50 territories in Latin America. Under terms of an agreement with Spain-based distributor Nottingham Forest, the episodes will run as part of the Copa Toon programming month on the Turner Broadcasting System-owned channels today. The show first broadcast on Cartoon […]

Euro-made boys action toon set for MIPCOM

DeAKids and Planeta Junior are among partners presenting the first episode of Egyxos, a new supernatural-themed boys action series at MIPJunior. De Agostini Publishing, DeAKids stablemate De Agostini Editore and Musicartoon are the other companies attached to the 26x30mins series, which they sell mixes “spectacular adventures with humour”. The Egyxos franchise was developed by De […]